Student Placements

WANADA's Student Placement Program supports university students from allied health fields to complete placements in the alcohol and other drug sector. Students build confidence in working with people impacted by alcohol and other drugs. Services benefit from students eager to apply their current knowledge and develop skills in the workplace.

Now is the time for students and services to express interest in placements and internships. Please download document WANADA Student Placement Program Placement Opportunities 2021 (16 KB)  or read below for more information. To express your interest, please contact WANADA Sector Development Coordinator Kim Ziapur on (08) 6557 9400 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Internships - Express Your Interest Now

Internships are not tied to specific university learning outcomes, rather, they are an opportunity for students to apply their skills in a professional environment. The development of professional skills and ethical values is encouraged.

University Placement Duration Education level
UWA McCusker Internships 100 hours Undergraduate and post graduate
ECU School of Medical and Health Science internships 10 To 15 hours per week for 6 to 9 months Undergraduate
UWA Arts, Business and Law Work Integrated Learning placements 100 hours Undergraduate and postgraduate

Student Placements - Express Your Interest Now

University Placement Duration Education level
UWA Medicine - service learning or research 18 months placement, contact hours variable First and second year
UWA Public Health Practicum 450 to 490 hours 4 to 5 days per week Masters
UWA Sports Science Practicum 140 hours Third year
UWA Pharmacy Pharmacy 1 week Masters
Curtin Pharmacy 1 week Masters
Curtin Bachelor of Health Science 100 hours Third year
ECU Bachelor of Health Science Industry placements – majors in Health Promotion, Nutrition, Addictions, Occupational and Health Safety and Environmental Health 75 hours, 1 to 2 days per week Third year
ECU Paramedicine 1-2 weeks undergraduate
ECU Community and Public Health Nutrition Placement 6 weeks full time Masters
ECU Integrated Community and Public Health and Food Service Placement 10 weeks full time Masters
University of Notre Dame Bachelor of Behavioural Science 150 hours Third year

The Student Experience

Former students share their experience of a placement in the alcohol and other drug sector.

 

Building Capacity, Supporting Students and Services

The Student Placement Program is building capacity in the alcohol and other drug sector and providing students with valuable experience working in the alcohol and other drug sector.

The pdf Student Placement Impact Statement (217 KB)  covers many of the program's positive outcomes.

pdf Student Placement Program Support (117 KB)  shares how WANADA can support a better student placement experience. 

Learn More

Contact WANADA Sector Development Coordinator Kim Ziapur via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (08) 6557 9400.

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1 Nash St
Perth WA 6000

 

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